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HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami (2012)

Sur la piste du Marsupilami (original title)
When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide ... See full summary »

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Pablito Camaron
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Dan Geraldo
Fred Testot ...
Hermoso vieux / Hermoso jeune
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Général Pochero
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Pétunia
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Reine Paya
Patrick Timsit ...
Caporal
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Clarisse Iris
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Bolo (as The Great Khali)
Jacques Weber ...
Papa Dan
Jade Nuckcheddy ...
Cassandra
Erika Carlsson ...
Femme touriste
Julian Sedgwick ...
Edward, le touriste
Bruno Agustin Cid Sanchez ...
Enfant Pablito
Fausto Leon Alandia ...
Enfant Pablito
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When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide Pablito (Jamel Debbouze), Dan has one surprise after another during a thrilling adventure that allows him to bring the world some spectacular news: the Marsupilami, a mythical and mischievous animal, really does exist! You too will believe in furry tails! Written by Anonymous

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Auf den Spuren des Marsupilami  »

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Comic character truly comes to life
13 May 2013 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

As with all comic adaptations to live action, there has to be made some sacrifices. I was pleasantly surprised to see how little they changed the Marsupilami. He is cute, funny and he is just like I would imagine the little fellow in real life. The story does not resemble anything really from the comics. Some new characters find the marsupilami. I would have loved to see Spirou and fantasio finding him, but I guess that would be too much to ask for. But then again people would bicker about them instead. All in all one of the better adaptations from comic to screen in recent years. It is funny, cute, adventurous and visually exciting.


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